You have got to check out this post by soon-to-be-author Betz White. My editor at Adorn magazine pointed me her way for an article they’ve got me writing, and I was just awestruck by how awesome her stuff is. She’s currently writing a book on my favorite topic in the world, recycled felting. One-fourth of our upcoming book Felt Frenzy is recycled felt. Good stuff.
Why do I love recycled felt projects so much? I can be both wildly impatient and lazy, (the reason I developed dishwasher dyeing), I have project-finishing issues (love to knit sweater bodies, hate getting around to the sleeves), and I like instant gratification (who doesn’t?). Recycled felt is fast for simple projects, although you can make satisfyingly complex stuff, too.
Such as this one:
You’ll see the finished version in Felt Frenzy…
I haven’t had time to go thrift store sweatering lately but it’s the time to do it. Beginning and end of the winter clothes season are best — now for selection, spring for cheap. There are so many things I want to make and so little time to do them, but if I stockpile in my felt stash, they’ll be waiting for me when I’m able.